A new initiative by the state teachers' union, board-certified teachers, and a Stanford group seeks to improve school-based professional development on the new standards.


A first look at the U.S. Department of Education's proposed rules for rating teacher-preparation programs.


One of the California lawyers in the Vergara case hints that constitutional provisions in Minnesota make it ripe for a similar challenge.


A report from a network of teacher-residency programs outlines specific lessons for improving the quality of the year-long, school-based training programs.


Few teachers took the transfer bonuses, possibly because many didn't seem to know about them.


The National Council on Teacher Quality takes a stab at that question with a report released today.


By a razor-thin margin, Washington state voters approved a bill to lower class sizes and hire more school personnel.


The Education Department's latest push to ensure disadvantaged students get their fair share of high quality teaching ducks the controversial topic of "teacher effectiveness."


But it's not yet clear whether the measure will hurt unions' negotiating power, or help it.


Harvard will launch its own program to help undergraduate students to become secondary English, math, science, and history teachers.


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